Fundraiser Concert for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry Happening at Republic of Pie

The event will take place Saturday.

The following a press release:

Local NOHO Americana bands, BAD BRENDA and LITTLE FRIEND, announced today that they will be using their label Little Friendly Music’s monthly residency at NOHO Arts District’s favorite pie and coffee shop, REPUBLIC OF PIE, to collect needed food and donations for local charity group, North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry.

The Concert, which will take place SATURDAY,   FEBRUARY 9TH from 8-10pm, at Republic of Pie, 11118 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood CA 91601-3812, is about BAD BRENDA’s banjo, autoharp, guitars, sweet harmonies and lively heart-warming melodies.  Feef Mooney and Jillian Stapley can warm up any crowd with energy, humor and charm.

Also appearing will be Ari Welkom of up and coming alternative rock band, Cosmic Sucker Punch. His show will be extra specially unplugged and intimate, with special guests.

The show is FREE. Please bring bagged rice, dried beans, peanut butter in plastic jars, and /or cash donations.


Established in 1983, North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry (NHIFP) is a 100% volunteer coalition of Jewish and Christian congregations working together to address the problem of hunger in the community.  Food is collected by congregations, individuals, schools and community organizations.  Some free or low cost food is obtained from the LA Regional Food Bank in conjunction with Valley Interfaith Council.

About Little Friendly Music

Little Friendly Music is the brainchild of Feef Mooney and includes such projects as Little Friend, Bad Brenda, RanchMotel and Tujunga Wash Trio. Its goal is to bring original Americana music to people of all ages, embracing the best in American folk, rock and country songs, with just a hint of the Celtic, too. Bad Brenda and Little Friend play with special guests on the second Saturday of every month at THE REPUBLIC OF PIE.  www.littlefriendly.com     also:  www.badbrendala.com

About Republic of Pie

Inspired by European culinary excellence and the warm inviting appeal of reclaimed wood, metal and glass similar to a Northwest cafe, Republic of Pie + Coffee has found a home nestled in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. "The Republic" was intuitively born from a love of baking, a passion for coffee and a strong sense of community.

See these past Patch stories on Republic of Pie and the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry:

  • North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry Celebrates 26th Annual Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving
  • Food Pantry Gathers 10 Congregations Together
  • There's a New Slice of Pie in Town


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